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Rappers and Rabbis Episode 11: Rabba Yaffa Teaches Jewish Rappers

4/17/2018
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Rappers and Rabbis did a great session at the recent Bible Raps “Hip Hop and Judaism” retreat in Philadelphia. It was amazing to hear Rabba Yaffa break down the Oral Tradition with Pirkei Avot texts and a stable of emcess. … Read the rest

Duration:00:28:12

Rappers and Rabbis Episode 10: Kabbalat Shabbat Rapper Eden Pearlstein in the Bet Midrash!!!

3/20/2018
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A conversation between Rabba Yaffa and Tefillah Rapper Eden Pearlstein!? We must be doing something right. The Rabbis and Rappers were truly geeked to chop it up with Eden Pearlstein who just released his new project “Raza” with Pharaoh’s Daughter. … Read the rest

Duration:00:30:23

Rappers and Rabbis Episode 9: Why is Idol Worship bad?

3/7/2018
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The whole gang +1 are here. And that +1 says “1+1=1” because his name is Ephryme and he rappeth divine mathematics. In this episode, we all make different arguments as to the moral inferiority of Idol Worship. And in doing … Read the rest

Duration:00:25:22

Rappers and Rabbis Episode 8: Why Build… That… Wall!?

1/23/2018
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What drove the people of Babel to build the Tower? Perhaps it was a preemptive strike on God before the next flood? Perhaps it was simply to have something with which to unify the people? The Bible Raps boys are … Read the rest

Duration:00:31:36

Rappers and Rabbis Episode 7: Is Noach the inception of Righteousness?

1/11/2018
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Rabbi Zvi Hirschfield joins us as we follow the concept of “righteousness” all the way from Noach to Abraham to Rambam’s “Eight Levels of Tzedaka.” Of course, there’s also the Bible Rappers 16 Bars of Tzedaka! We prove to ourselves … Read the rest

Duration:00:21:09

Rappers and Rabbis Episode 6: Am I My Brother’s Keeper?

12/14/2017
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This podcast is a Pardes-Bible Raps co-production. Written and performed by Bible Raps. In the latest episode from Rappers and Rabbis, the crew is asked about their favorite source that answers the question “Am I My Brothers Keeper?” Rabba Yaffa … Read the rest

Duration:00:18:26

Rappers and Rabbis Episode 5: Why Did Cain Kill Abel?

11/29/2017
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This podcast is a Pardes-Bible Raps co-production. Written and performed by Bible Raps. The crew is joined by Mira Bee Shore and reckon with the most pregnant Ellipsis in the history of books. It says in Genesis chapter 4, after … Read the rest

Duration:00:22:28

Rappers and Rabbis Episode 4: Why the Snake?

11/15/2017
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This podcast is a Pardes-Bible Raps co-production. Written and performed by Bible Raps. Rabbi Ethan notes that the existence of evil is the trickiest question for the monotheist. Rabbi AdAm completes Rapper Matt’s apologetic portrait of the snake (“When your … Read the rest

Duration:00:22:34

Rappers and Rabbis Episode 3: Why Adam AND Eve?

11/1/2017
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This podcast is a Pardes-Bible Raps co-production. Written and performed by Bible Raps. After God saying everything is good, the first moment of divine dissatisfaction is when God sees that Adam is alone and deems it “not good.” According to … Read the rest

Duration:00:23:06

Rappers and Rabbis Episode 2: Why Eve?

10/19/2017
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Rabba Yaffa Epstein makes hip hop history as she raps the first love poem ever: “Bone of my Bone, Flesh of my flesh…” A contentious discussion over Rabbi Samuel Hirsch’s commentary notes that Eve is more pure than Adam, because … Read the rest

Duration:00:18:06

Rappers and Rabbis Episode 1: Why Adam?

10/2/2017
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This podcast is a Pardes-Bible Raps co-production. Written and performed by Bible Raps. After an enthusiastic introduction to the podcast, the Prophet Elijah Shows up to humble Matt Bar, who calls himself the “Best Bible Rapper Alive.” Rabba Yaffa then … Read the rest

Duration:00:24:51